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Default Air Force Logo Team Shaw celebrates Black History Month
Black History Month, also known as National African-American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing their vital role in U.S. history.To appreciate why Black History Month is celebrated, we first have to understand its history.The story of Black History Month began in 1915 when Carter
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2017
Default Air Force Logo 24/7 nurse advice line helps troops avoid retroactive referrals
Effective Feb. 1, the 20th Medical Group will comply with the TRICARE Management Activity guidelines and no longer create retroactive referrals for patients who do not have prior authorization for care. By definition, a retroactive referral is a referral requested by a beneficiary after care (i.e. urgent care) has been received, that was not
0 1/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo Real ID Act Q&A
The Department of Homeland Security has granted South Carolina an extension for making necessary changes to the state driver's license required by the Real ID Act. This extension will expire June 6. At this time, a S.C. driver's license remains an acceptable form of identification for accessing Shaw Air Force Base.Ensuring the safety of service
0 1/11
2017
Default Air Force Logo Don’t forget anti-terrorism, force protection during holidays
With the holiday season upon us, it is a good time to remind everyone of the need to be extra vigilant in order to ensure the safety of all Department of Defense employees, installations and facilities. It’s important that we convey to all active duty, civilian members and families the significance of known and unknown threats we face, and the
0 12/13
2016
Default Air Force Logo Honoring the contributions of Native Americans
November is Native American Heritage Month. It is a time to celebrate, honor and recognize the significant contributions American Indians and Alaska Natives have made to our country.
0 12/01
2016
Ensuring that the U.S. Air Force’s cyber assets and our personally identifiable information remain safe and out of the wrong hands is one of the many responsibilities that we, as Airmen, must take seriously. Cyber threats are most commonly a result of negligence and carelessness in taking care of information. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado) Safeguarding cyber assets
Every week, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Airmen brief deploying Team Shaw members on cyber security and the dangers of over-sharing on social media. As someone who has attended dozens of such briefings and regularly monitors the wing’s social media pages, I have heard and seen firsthand the damage that irresponsible online behavior can cause.
0 11/18
2016
Default Air Force Logo Team Shaw embraces seasonal festivities
One of the many benefits of military life is meeting people who are different than I am. Whether the difference is their political perspective, world-view, or even religious belief, the diversity is valued.
0 11/16
2016
Default Air Force Logo School funding and Impact Aid
Have you ever stopped to consider how your local public school district gets funded?
0 9/27
2016
Default Air Force Logo Honoring history with special observances
Our nation is diverse with nationalities, races, cultures, and personalities. These diversities have contributed to the building of one great nation: the United States of America. How can we continue to be the greatest nation with the greatest military in the world without our diversity? It is imperative that we celebrate and observe the events
0 8/29
2016
Default Air Force Logo Final Appreciation from Valor 1
To the men and women of the 20th Fighter Wing, I first and foremost offer my sincerest congratulations on another highly successful Air Combat Command Capstone Unit Evaluation Inspection. The Higher Headquarters inspection team recently validated what I already knew; that you are a highly effective combat wing because of your hard work and
0 8/15
2016
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